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Old 09-08-2008, 06:40 PM   #1
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New tires!

So my new tires came in today

i think i may have some rubbing issues...yall think they will fit?





in all seriousness...my new 255/85 bfg mts came in today...hopefully will have them mounted within the next week...plus the folks are paying for a front end alignment for my birthday
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So my new tires came in today

i think i may have some rubbing issues...yall think they will fit?





in all seriousness...my new 255/85 bfg mts came in today...hopefully will have them mounted within the next week...plus the folks are paying for a front end alignment for my birthday
damn man..............gonna need a bigger lift....but, those would be great in the rain, and for uwharrie!!!!!

cant wait till you get your tires maunted dude.............im almost ready for the mastercrafts!!!
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Old 09-08-2008, 06:43 PM   #3
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Think you need a bigger lift before you get those mounted! lol
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Old 09-08-2008, 06:44 PM   #4
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i think i just need to do a little fender trimming...maybe pound out the pinch weld...i should be good to go...my cvs will hold up fine with these right?
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i think i just need to do a little fender trimming...maybe pound out the pinch weld...i should be good to go...my cvs will hold up fine with these right?
oh yeah....definitely!!!!!
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I think you might have to re gear!


Congrates on the new tires!!!
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Congrats on the new tires. Let me know how you like the M/Ts. Did you get KMs or KM2s?
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Congrats on the new tires. Let me know how you like the M/Ts. Did you get KMs or KM2s?
the older "style" whatever that is...

its these


i'll take pics next time im home during daylight hours
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if you get a flat on one of those, you're little spare tire is gonna look silly
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Thats gonna look awesome, I didn't notice you where switching to 255s (don't you currently got 285s??).

Looking forward to the installed pics.

Oh, them in the pics are just KMs, which from what I read will soon be discontinued.
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o those are nice 10 out of 10 there tiger
for $550 shipped with only 2500 miles on them...it couldnt be beat
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Thats gonna look awesome, I didn't notice you where switching to 255s (don't you currently got 285s??).

Looking forward to the installed pics.

Oh, them in the pics are just KMs, which from what I read will soon be discontinued.
i currently only have 265/75s so these will be a bit taller and a bit thinner...
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i paid $450 shipped for my LT255/75/17 bfg m/t's brand new off ebay. i think its b/c the online store was discontinuing the size or some shit...but then i did have to pay for mount and balance and all...
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they are going to be quite a bit taller.

If you going from BFG M/T KM's to the BFG MT /KM2's your going to get another 1.4" in height going from 31.9" to 33.3"

Ditch the flaps, trim the skirts, nip the flares, do the pinch weld mod,
your option to rebox the body mounts If need be (this is more of a width fitment issue ) and your just getting into regear territory.

Have fun
im not going from a bfg mt to a bfg mt...switching brands and sizes...

as far as fitment of the new tires...theyll fit...theyre tall and skinny...i dont have any flaps and i dont drive a new tacoma with the squared off fenders

i'm not really into regear territory either as i have 4.56 gears already in my truck and those should handle these 255/85s just fine

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I think if you mount the tires in the pic you will only need to remove the front mud flaps.
Timmer What gear would you recomment? A 4.0?
lucky for me i already lost all my mud flaps!
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